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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio lawmakers are considering measures that would decrease the use of cash bail when holding defendants before trial and rely more on assessing offenders' risk of flight. Legislation in the House and Senate is similar to proposals in multiple states meant to reduce the incarceration of people too poor to make bail and to save taxpayers' money. Bail bond companies have lined up to oppose the measure, saying it will put them out of business.

BOSTON (AP) - The solemn display of tens of thousands of U.S. flags that first appeared on Boston Common for Memorial Day a decade ago to honor service members who have died defending the nation is slowly becoming a national movement. The flag gardens, as they are known, can be seen this weekend in Texas, Louisiana, Ohio and New York. All were started by local residents inspired by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund display established in 2010.

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio authorities say a man whose wife died when their SUV caught fire on the highway has succumbed to his injuries. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that 71-year-old Dennis John Svihlik died from injuries suffered Friday when the 2005 Chevy Trailblazer caught fire near the Lakeside-Marblehead exit on State Route 2 in northern Ohio's Danbury Township. His wife, Jo Ann Svihlik, died at the scene.

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A youth baseball team in a northern Cincinnati suburb will wear the names of fallen soldiers on their backs this Memorial Day. WCPO-TV reports the XBA Thunder team in Fairfield will wear jerseys Monday with the names of soldiers coach Joe Isaacs lost while serving in the Army. Isaacs says he wants to impart the same lessons he learned in the military to his baseball team.

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